Bill Skarsgard, known for his starring role as Pennywise the Clown in It (2017), is a Swedish actor who has earned critical acclaim and worldwide popularity. He has starred in numerous films, television shows, and Broadway plays, showcasing his incredible versatility as an actor.
Skarsgard is a well-known humanitarian and supports various charities. He also works as an advocate for the protection of animals and is involved with the Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation. He is also a fan of the arts and regularly visits the Stockholm Art Museum. He has also spoken out against sexual assault and racial discrimination.
Skarsgard was born in Vallingby, Sweden on 9 August 1990 and is a Leo with Christian beliefs. He was raised in a well-off family and has several siblings who are actors. He is the son of Stellan Skarsgard, who was a popular actor, and My Skarsgard.
In 2000, Skarsgard made his acting debut with the thriller film White Water Fury. He later appeared in the 2010 comedy movie Simple Simon and as Matthew in the Divergent Series: Allegiant in 2016. He then starred as Roman Godfrey in the Netflix horror series Hemlock Grove.
In 2014, Skarsgard graced the cover of Hero, a men’s fashion and entertainment magazine. He has seven siblings, three of whom are also actors: Alexander (The Legend of Tarzan, Northman, and Big Little Lies), Gustaf Skarsgard (Vikings, Westworld, and Cursed), Valter Skarsgard, and Sam Skarsgard. He has been dating Alida Morberg, a Swedish actress, for a few years and the couple welcomed their daughter in 2018. He is known to be very private about his personal life and rarely posts anything on social media.